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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 26, 2012 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' North, Longitude: 39° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.84 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"15.99 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.0"959.02 miwest0° 06' 00.9"6.89 minorth958.78 mi
24 hours11° 21' 17.9"749.43 mieast2° 01' 33.5"139.34 minorth758.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakfaMon 10:50 PM118 km74 miles64 nmSouthwest SW
KerenMon 10:50 PM202 km126 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraMon 10:50 PM236 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
MendeferaMon 10:50 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth S
Port SudanMon 10:50 PM322 km200 miles174 nmNorthwest NW
KassalaMon 10:50 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneyMon 10:50 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
Khamis MushaitMon 10:50 PM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mek'eleMon 10:50 PM438 km272 miles236 nmSouth S
MakkahMon 10:50 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
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